Best “American” Food in The Woodlands

Our quest to find the best American food in The Woodlands led us to these top Woodlands area restaurants. The list is put together by rankings made by local citizens on Yelp and consolidated for your enjoyment!

Hubbell & Hudson Kitchen – 4.16/5 Stars (142 Reviews) $$
H&H Kitchen WebsiteDirections | Link to Yelp Profile

Hubbell & Hudson Kitchen presents Executive Chef Austin Simmons‘ culinary experience in modern comfort food in a relaxed, casual setting. We offer flatbreads and sandwiches, wood grilled meats, mouth-watering burgers, and farm-fresh vegetables. You’ll also find a 65-item salad bar and eight soups which change daily. Everything is made from scratch daily. The Kitchen also features a selection of over 200 wines (priced at retail, with no corkage fees) and six unique craft beers on tap.

“The Ranchero omelet here is to die for, and the coffee just keeps getting better. Seriously, this place has it all. Having such a lovely and delicious place to eat after our Sunday run is such a blessing, we enjoy our food and the atmosphere every single time.” Danielle G. – Yelp Review


Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen on Market Street – 3.9/5 Stars (124 Reviews) $$
Schilleci’s WebsiteDirections | Link to Yelp Profile

Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen is an intimate, elegant French Quarter-style restaurant on Market Street. From seafood gumbo to crawfish etouffee, red beans & rice to bread pudding, Schilleci’s is proud to offer a menu consisting of Louisiana classics.

“Great Cajun-Creole seafood…a little corner of New Orleans in The Woodlands, no tricks here, just plain darn excellent food. Every bite has been selected to be unique, great wines selection as well. Not the cheapest place to eat at but hey…quality has a price and in this case well worth the spending.” Gabe C. – Yelp Review


Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar – 3.84/5 Stars (161 Reviews) $$
Tommy Bahama Restaurant WebsiteDirections | Link to Yelp Profile

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar is conveniently located near The Woodlands Waterway and Cynthia Woods Pavilion in the heart of Market Street. Ideal for lunch, dinner or Happy Hour, it features a lush patio and a private dining room.

“My husband had the burger, which was HUGE! I had the pulled pork sandwich. Delicious!!! We shared a key lime pie, which had just the right amount of tart. Very good service, attentiveness, and quality of food. Will certainly dine here again when in the area.” – Cheryl H. – Yelp Review


The Republic Grille – 3.80/5 Stars (133 Reviews) $$
The Republic Grille WebsiteDirections | Link to Yelp Profile

Featuring flavors from Texas and influences from the South, The Republic Grille offers traditional and distinctive mouth watering dishes. Enjoy our award winning Chicken Fried Steak, Southern Style Shrimp & Grits, Blackened Flounder topped with a Crawfish Sauce, Bacon Glazed Quail, Double Cut Pork Chop, Certified Angus Burgers and much more.

“Went here for the first time and everything from the service to the food was GREAT. I felt like our server and even the hostess’ truly cared about us. Couldn’t have made the experience or the food any better!” Madison M. – Yelp Review


Black Walnut Cafe – 3.76/5 Stars (264 Reviews)
Black Walnut Cafe WebsiteDirections | Link to Yelp Profile

Established in 2002, Black Walnut Café is a contemporary American fast casual concept that appeals to everyone. Whether you want an eggs benedict, coffee, dessert, martini, a hand-crafted sandwich, certified Angus pot roast or an Asian tuna salad, we have it all.

“I really enjoy this place. If they were full service, it would probably be my favorite place in The Woodlands. The Black Walnut Salad, the Roasted Romaine Salad, the Calle Ocho Cubano, and the Bacon Grilled Cheese are some favorites. The gelato is great and The Hummingbird Cake is a great option for Carrot Cake lovers.” Joshua L. – Yelp Review


There you have it, the best American food options as voted by the people! What do you think? Did your favorite spot make the list? Let us know in the comments who you think should be first!

Honorable Mention
Bazille – 28 Reviews, 3.79/5
Jaspers – The Woodlands – 197 Reviews, 3.72/5
Crisp Woodlands – 39 Reviews, 3.59/5
Local Pour – 94 Reviews, 3.50/5


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